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Branchless Banks and the Identity Checking Conundrum...

Two headlines caught my eye recently, the first concerned the rise in current account fraud and the second was a new bank starting up – a bank that wouldn’t have any b...

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Seven ways to control costs...

1. Plan out an effective budget When creating a budget, make sure that it’s flexible and not something you produce at the beginning of the year to not to be referred to again. A dynamic budget reviewed regularly can help you to react to ever-changing market climates. It’ll let...

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Office of Tax Simplification (OTS) to be made permanen...

In light of the recent budget, the Government has announced that the Office of Tax Simplification will be established on a permanent basis with an expanded role and capacity. They’ll be put on a statutory footing in the 2016 Finance Bill providing independent advice to the Government on how...

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How will the Summer Budget 2015 affect your business...

The Chancellor of the Exchange, George Osborne, announced that the rate of corporation tax would fall to 19 per cent in 2017 and 18 per cent in 2020, the lowest in the G20. For start-ups and many UK small firms, this is unlikely to have a big impact. Employment...

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Guest post: 5 ways to protect against online fraud fro...

What took time, patience, unusual equipment and certain skills years ago can be accomplished in a matter of minutes online today. Technology and the internet have enabled the growth and prevalence of online fraud. For today’s fraud perpetrator, all you need is a laptop, internet connection and some knowledge...

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Adapting to the Taxation Of Pensions Act...

With the Taxation of Pensions Act 2014 now in effect, wealth, life and pensions providers are finding their resources stretched with an increased number of customers enquiring about taking advantage of drawing down their pension...

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Does mobile experience equal customer experience?...

It’s clear to everyone in the world of business that more and more people are using their mobile devices to do their banking, shopping and even play g...

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Is this the Tipping Point for banks?...

Right now retail banking has reached a Tipping Point as more money than ever before is being invested into financial technology ventures. Analysis shows that challenger banks are currently seeing some strong areas of...

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What is progressive profiling? How it works and best p...

Progressive profiling is a method of gathering customer data in small increments to avoid damaging the customer journey. Read on for an explanation and best practice guidance from Experian's very own Matt...

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